After a week of non-stop sight-seeing, it was refreshing to pack up our bags and head off for the jewel of Italy–the Cinque Terre. We planned 4 days on the coast selecting Manarola as our home base. Most tourists come to … Continue reading
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5 Oahu walks in 5 days
Some people go on vacation to get away from it all; Tim and I found Oahu to be one place on earth where we could get lost and see some really cool sights along the way. We planned 4 walks … Continue reading
Montserrat, our mountain excursion
Just an hour’s train ride out of Barcelona is the Montserrat Monastery. Meaning “serrated mountain,” Monserrat reminded us of Big Bear, California with its towering boulders and crazy rock formations. The monastery itself is nestled nicely into the rocks and … Continue reading
Konigsee and Obersee in the Alps
Nestled at the base of the German alps are hundreds of little lakes called “sees.” A popular one for tourists when visiting Berchtesgaden is the Konigsee, a thin finger lake that is visible when you’re at the top of Kelstein (Eagle’s Nest). Electric boats ferry passengers between 2 stops on the lake and we chose to visit the second stop, the bottom tip of the Obersee. We took the easy 1 hour hike from the ferry stop to “almost” the base of a waterfall high in the alps. The views along the path were breath-taking and Tim and I decided this is one place we want to come back to and complete the trek to the base of the waterfall.